July 5, 2020
“WHO WILL RESCUE ME?”
(Fifth Sunday After Pentecost)
Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:25-30
Birthdays and Announcement
*Call to Worship:
Leader: When we consider God’s laws; they seem like a heavy yoke with
which we are burdened.
People: We are reminded that Jesus invited us to take his yoke, which is light
and easy to bear.
Leader: Jesus comes in fulfillment of the law, giving us grace when the law would
People: We are burdened with sin, and come to Christ, that he may lead us
into the joy of salvation.
*Opening Hymn “God Hath Spoken by the Prophets” UMH # 108
You know our frustration, Father: We want to be righteous, but we are possessed by sin. Forgive us when our human nature makes it so difficult for us to express the righteousness we desire. Help us to depend more on Christ to enable us to live the life of the Spirit, so that we may not continue with our minds controlled by our human nature. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
A Time to Share Joys and Concerns
Prayer Hymn “Spirit of the Living God” UMH # 393
Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
The Prayer of Dedication
Hymn of Preparation “Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy” UMH # 340
Scripture Lessons: Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:25-30
Sermon: “WHO WILL RESCUE ME?” Rev Les Peine
*Hymn of Dedication “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” UMH # 400
*Parting Chorus “America the Beautiful” UMH # 696